Monthly Archive: August 2016

Treasury adds last-minute ‘stealth tax’ on buy-to-lets

The Law Society (England and Wales) has sharply criticised HM Treasury for adding significant new clauses to the Finance Bill 2016 at the report stage without any consultation. It says clauses 75-78 regarding the taxation of buy-to-let properties, will result…
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Can Wills be Challenged by the Disinherited?

If you leave your entire estate to charities, disinherited relatives can successfully mount a challenge to break your last will and testament. Surely not? In a 2015 case heard by the Court of Appeal, a disinherited daughter challenged her deceased…
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